• MASA 2018 : Call for candidates for Street Arts

    A call for candidates is opened for artists and groups willing to participate to the 10th edition of the MASA which will be organized in Abidjan, Grand Bassam, Bouaké, Korhogo and Yamoussoukro from March 10 to 17 2018 in the following categories: acrobatics performance, jugglers and puppeteers. Applications must meet...

  • MASA participated to the International Festival Voix de Fame in Cameroun

    The Director of the Market for African Performing Arts (MASA), Prof. Yacouba KONATE attended the Festival Voix de Fame which was organized in Cameroun from March 23 to 26, 2017. During his stay, the Director had meetings with cultural actors and led a Press Conference to discuss the 10th edition of...

  • ARTERIAL DAY 2017 | 10th Anniversary Programme, Abidjan

    Members and honoured guests of Arterial Network will soon be gathering in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire to celebrate a special Arterial Day that will mark a decade of advancing Africa’s creative sector. Arterial Day is celebrated every year during the week of the 7th of March – the anniversary of Arterial...

  • Ismael diaby, in our memory for ever

    February 23, 2016-February 23, 2017, over a year now. MASA will never forget you  

  • Impacts of the 9th edition of the MASA

    As of March 23, 2016, more than sixty groups have signed a contract including : STORYTELLING Ziticomania (Conte-Togo) STAND-UP COMEDY Roukiata Ouedraogo (Humour-Burkina Faso) DANCE My Crew (Danse-Madagascar) Imena Cultural Troupe (Danse -Rwanda) Umkhathi Dance (Danse-Zimbabwe) Lesg’Arts (Danse-Côte d’Ivoire) CEB Africa (Danse -Côte d’Ivoire) Compagnie Nsoleh (Danse-Côte d’Ivoire) THEATER Compagnie...

  • Arterial Central Office moves to Côte d’Ivoire

    The President of Arterial, Mr. Mamou DAFFE and the Director of MASA, Prof. Yacouba KONATE signed a partnership on Thursday January 19, 2017. Arterial new office in Côte d’Ivoire will be located at MASA. The chief of staff of the Ministry of Culture Mr. Fousseny DEMBELE and Mrs. Rita KHALDI,...

  • New Year ceremony of wishes to the Minister of Culture

    The staff of the Ministry of Culture and Francophonie organized their traditional New Year ceremony of wishes to the Minister on Monday January 26, 2017. During the ceremony which was held at the Palais de la Culture in Treichville, the Minister of Culture and Francopohie in his speech listed the...

  • The winner of the award dedicated to Ismael Diaby travels to Belgium

    Mr. Maxime KOBENAN, winner of the young technician award dedicated to Ismael Diaby by the International Organization of the Francopohie (OIF) in memory to Ismael Diaby who suddenly passed away few days before the opening last edition is in Belgium for a training program. The program received financial support from...

  • The MASA at “the Journées Theatrales de Carthage’’.

    The 18th edition of the Journées Theatrales de Carthage was organized from November 18 until November 26 in Tunis. Prof. Yacouba KONATE, Director of the MASA and Mr. Zie Coulibaly, Counselor for Theater at MASA attended the festival. This event was a great opportunity for MASA officials to strengthen relationships...

  • The MASA attended Visa for music 2016

    The market for African Performing Arts participated to visa for Music 2016, which was held in Casablanca, Morocco from November 15 to 19. A lot of visitors including artists and professionals visited our stand. During his visit to Morocco, the Director of MASA also had meetings with officials of some...